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Data Controller Wainwright & Cummins LLP is the trading name Head Office: 57-61 Atlantic Road SW9 8PU Who is the data controller.
Further contact details are available at: www.wainwrightcummins.co.uk. Market Wainwright & Cummins LLP services to you; provide services under contract to you; provide services to others (in so far as this does not breach client confidentiality); comply with regulatory and other legal obligations; and protect Wainwright & Cummins LLP against potential claims.
GDPR is A regulation that has been put in place by the European Union to give individuals more control over their personal information. It requires businesses to handle personal data more responsibly while ensuring that users' privacy is protected. At Wainwright and Cummins LLP, we take data protection very seriously and are fully compliant with the GDPR. Individuals have the right to find out if the Firm is using or storing their personal data. This is called the right of access, and the right may be exercised by asking for a copy of that data. This is known as making a Subject Access Request (SAR).
Legal Basis: Your data will be processed on the basis that Wainwright & Cummins LLP has a legitimate interest in being able to achieve the purposes of processing set out above. Where special category data is provided, the provider of the data warrants that they consent to Wainwright & Cummins LLP processing that data or that they have obtained written consent from the data subject. Personal Data Held As a minimum, Wainwright & Cummins LLP is required to positively identify its clients. This also includes positively identifying a director in the case of a corporate client. In addition, Wainwright & Cummins LLP holds whatever information is provided to it by its clients and others. This will rarely include special category data.
Failure to Provide Data: If you fail to provide Wainwright & Cummins LLP with the data they require, you will not receive any services or marketing.
Data Sources: Wainwright & Cummins LLP obtains most personal data from its clients and those who have indicated that they have an interest in Wainwright & Cummins LLP's services. Wainwright & Cummins LLP also obtains some personal data from other correspondents. Wainwright & Cummins LLP also collects some data from publicly available sources (e.g., Land registry). Wainwright & Cummins LLP does not collect any in-depth data other than personal information that is submitted through our contact form. The information provided is only used to follow up on enquiries. We do not sell or share this information with third parties. In accordance with GDPR, we provide our website users with a clear understanding of the information we collect, how we use it, and who we share it with. Additionally, we provide users with the option to opt-out and request to have their data removed at any time. For the full information about our cookies please visit (https://www.wainwrightcummins.co.uk/site/help/privacy_help.html)
Recipients: Any data provided by the client is treated as confidential and will only be shared with others in so far as this is necessary in order to provide the services contracted for by the client, to comply with regulatory and other legal obligations, and to protect Wainwright & Cummins LLP against a potential claim. In order to provide services, Wainwright & Cummins LLP relies on the services of certain data processors. These include secure cloud storage for files and emails. In each case, Wainwright & Cummins LLP ensures that the data is processed in compliance with this policy.
Third Parties and Safeguards: Other than where required in order to provide services as required in individual client matters, data is rarely sent to third parties.
Wainwright & Cummins LLP devices are password-protected and equipped with tracking and remote wipe software. These devices are personally delivered. Retention Period Data is held for six years from the end of the relevant matter unless our regulator advises a longer period, or for six years if it is not associated with a particular matter. All files, laptops, smartphones, and mobile phones are kept with the staff member at all times, to minimise the risk of breaches of confidentiality and ensure that confidential information on those devices is kept secure. Staff must comply with notices and emails sent from time to time by the Firm’s Data Protection Compliance Programme Manager in this regard.
You have the right (subject to client confidentiality) to withdraw consent to the processing of your data and to complain to a supervisory authority regarding the processing of your data (https://ico.org.uk/).